Woman dies after Loch Ness river fall

A 42-year-old woman has died after falling into a river at Loch Ness.

Loch Ness. Picture: Wiki Commons
Loch Ness. Picture: Wiki Commons

Emergency services were sent to the scene near the mouth of the River Moriston after reports that a woman had entered the water at around 1.30pm on Thursday, Aberdeen Coastguard said.

She was located and taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness by helicopter, where she died later.

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Loch Ness RNLI lifeboat, coastguard teams and a coastguard helicopter were part of the operation.

Police, the fire service and the ambulance service were also involved.

Anyone with information should calls 101, quoting incident 1726 of May 3.